The Lakewood Police department is investigating a murder-suicide that occurred Friday.
According to reports a father called dispatchers after his 23-year-old son, identified as Amer Ahmad shot his girlfriend at a home on Olivewood Ave.
The father stated that her son had left the home.
As police arrived, they saw Ahmad in the backyard of a neighboring home. Shortly after, a gunshot was heard.
Officials found Ahmad with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Ahmad's girlfriend, identified as 21-year-old Sarah Hahmood was transported to Metro Health Medical Center where she died from her injuries.
The incident remains under investigation.